Senegal marks 60 years of independence on Saturday and its achievements since are worth celebrating. The page you are looking for has been moved or deleted. Leave a comment Gierczynski-Bocande argues that the now West African economic powerhouse is fighting poverty and inequality. Here are additional time zones for this event: Pilgrims from across the West African country flocked to the holy city of Touba, where they slept, ate and prayed together for the Magal religious festival — despite coronavirus concerns. The following lists events that happened during 2020 in West Africa, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde ... Senegal Independence Day (from France, 1960) April 6 – Protesters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, destroy a coronavirus center, saying it was too close to a residential area. Burkina Faso: 2:00pm The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 6 million Alterfin to strengthen access to microfinance by rural communities in Senegal and countries across West Africa. Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, Scaling up business investment to drive job creation across Africa with DPI. Lancés le 25 mai, Journée mondiale de l’Afrique, les Africa Days ont été célébrés jusqu’au 17 juin, Journée mondiale de lutte contre la désertification et la sécheresse. Liberia: 2:00pm Huge throngs of people traveled in recent days to Touba, 120 miles east of Senegal’s capital of Dakar, for West Africa’s largest religious gathering — the Magal — which commemorates the exile of a Muslim spiritual leader. And the levels of traffic suggested that most people were going ahead, despite the risks. Last year 60% of the European Investment Bank's EUR 3 billion engagement in Africa supported new business investment" said Werner Hoyer, European Investment Bank President. More than 400 government ministers, business leaders, academics and civil society representatives, as well as mayors from across Africa, are attending the largest ever conference hosted by the EIB focusing on investment in Africa. But that element has been canceled this year, while other events are going ahead. Legal notice | Ugwuanyi mourn victims of Enugu crash involving pupils, Gombe PCRC chairman commends Gov Inuwa for splashing N5m on Police Constabulary, Immigration CG tells officers to avoid image tarnishing indulgences, Bayelsa adopts technological approach to tackle flood, #EndSARS: Inside PMB’s parley with former Heads of State By FEMI ADESINA, Obi mourns Enugu accident victims, Highlife maestro Morocco Maduka, EndSARS: Bauchi State Governor inaugurates Panel of Inquiry, President Buhari, ex-President Obasanjo attend inauguration ceremony of President Sall of Senegal, President Buhari arrives Dakar, Senegal for inauguration of President Macky Sall, “Africa’s development agenda must prioritise job creation, inclusive growth and gender diversity for peace and stability on the Continent”, Tony Elumelu says at Dakar Forum, End of Boko Haram in sight – President Buhari; Tells Nigeria’s elite that it’ll no longer be business as usual, Buhari meets ex-President of UNGA74, Prof. Muhammad-Bande, at Aso Villa; Receives Presidents of Senagal, Guinea Bissau, EU launches $2 billion emergency fund for Africa to combat migration; Money ‘not enough’ – African presidents, https://globalpatriotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/NLNG-at-Independence.mp4, Pastor, 59, allegedly defiles girl, 10 in Ogun, Of Karma, CAMA, the Church, and mushrooming churches (1) By Bolanle Bolawole, Adebola African Restaurant opens in Woodbridge Mall, New Jersey, USA, Adelusi-Adeluyi @ 80: The giver’s hand is on top By Louis Odion, FNGE, Edo 2020: I regret mistake I made supporting Obaseki in 2016 – Oshiomhole, COVID19- British Cabinet Office commends Nigerian for ingenuity in mass ventilator production, NAF 1st female combat helicopter pilot dies in road accident, Obi cautions FG against WASSCE cancellation, H.E President Macky Sall, President of Senegal, H.E President George Weah, President of Liberia, Senator Chris Coons, US Senator and Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Prof. Okey Oramah, President, Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Peter Maurer, President, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Amir Ben Yahmed, President, Africa CEO Forum.